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genus

Malapterurus Lacépède, 1803

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Siluriformes - catfish »  family Malapteruridae - electric catfishes

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Included taxa

Number of records: 20

species Malapterurus barbatus Norris, 2002
species Malapterurus beninensis Murray, 1855
species Malapterurus cavalliensis Roberts, 2000
species Malapterurus electricus (Gmelin, 1789) - Electric Catfish

Malapterurus electricus - Electric Catfish

species Malapterurus gossei Norris, 2002
species Malapterurus leonensis Roberts, 2000
species Malapterurus melanochir Norris, 2002
species Malapterurus microstoma Poll & Gosse, 1969 - Smallmouth Electric Catfish
species Malapterurus minjiriya Sagua, 1987
species Malapterurus monsembeensis Roberts, 2000
species Malapterurus occidentalis Norris, 2002
species Malapterurus oguensis Sauvage, 1879
species Malapterurus punctatus Norris, 2002
species Malapterurus shirensis Roberts, 2000 - Electric Catfish
species Malapterurus stiassnyae Norris, 2002
species Malapterurus tanganyikaensis Roberts, 2000
species Malapterurus tanoensis Roberts, 2000
species Malapterurus teugelsi Norris, 2002
species Malapterurus thysi Norris, 2002
species Malapterurus zambezensis Norris, 2002

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [genus/2579]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Malapterurus Lacepède, 1803]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
EN Ferraris C. J. (2007): Checklist of catfishes, recent and fossil (Osteichthyes: Siluriformes), and catalogue of siluriform primary types, Zootaxa 1418, 628 pp [as Malapterurus La Cepède, 1803]
Data retrieved on: 13 June 2013

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